Division of Sports Medicine
Head ATC Lockland High School
Kim has more than 24 years of experience as a certified athletic trainer. She has bachelor’s degrees in athletic training and sociology from North Dakota State University and master’s degrees in sports medicine and biomechanics from the University of Oregon. She has worked in the collegiate, high school, and clinic settings, but her passion is working with high school aged athletes. She was the athletic trainer at Linn-Mar High School in Iowa for seven years before moving to Cincinnati 11 years ago. While there, she developed a student trainer program, the first AED program in the state, and established a fully equipped clinic for athlete health on site. Through Cincinnati Children’s, Kim provides care at Lockland High School.
Kim has published extensively, most notably in the areas of injury epidemiology, biomechanics, and concussion. Before moving to Ohio she was the coordinator for the large-scale NATA project, the National High School Sports Injury Registry. Her current position is senior clinical research coordinator and she works with the Division of Sports Medicine in writing grants and conducting various research projects.
Kim is an adjunct professor with Mount St. Joseph University, Northern Kentucky University and assistant professor in the graduate school at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions. She is a member of the NATA, GLATA, and OATA and belongs to several committees within those organizations.